Monday 27th March 2017
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British Blogging

Money Web Issue #7: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we’ll scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. Emma Drew 6 Ways Your Job Could Be Costing You Money The award winning EmmaDrew.info is written…

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Working Overseas

Considering working overseas?

Considering working overseas? How to get your finances ship-shape before you move If you’ve accepted a job offer from abroad, jumping on the next available flight to your new life might seem tempting. According to the Office for National Statistics, over 128,000 Brits migrated from the UK in the year ending September 2016, with work-related…

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Budgeting

Budgeting: this is how we do it

We’ve always been pretty good with money. This is less down to good organisation and more down to being responsible, and the fact that my husband hates getting his wallet out. For as long as I can remember, we’ve been saving towards some sort of big goal – whether that’s buying a house, getting married…

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Self-Employed Tax

How will the 2017 budget affect self-employed people?

Currently, self-employed people making a profit of over £11,000 and under £43,000 pay 30% tax on each tax return every January. That’s 20% tax for the financial year just gone and 10% tax for half the year ahead. This is projected, as the taxman assumes you will earn more each year – as all self-employed…

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Redundancy

My positive spin on redundancy

When I was made redundant back in 2012, I wondered how my family were going to survive. We had a mortgage and bills to pay, and no real safety net aside from the money I was handed as I left the building. How do you go from a job which covers everything you pay out…

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British Blogging

Money Web Issue #5: your weekly round up of the best of British blogging

There’s an increasingly big and brilliant haul of stories and advice out there about the pounds in our pockets. Each week, we’ll scour the best of the UK’s personal finance blogs and tell you what caught our eye. Diary of a Frugal Family Helping Your Parents With Money This super blog is all about the family…

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Women Investing

Why aren’t women investing?

When you think of the word ‘investor’, what image comes to mind? Is it men and briefcases? The overwhelming evidence among millennials, and women in particular, is that they do not feel that investing is for them or that it is even accessible. One thing that has become abundantly clear since I started my new…

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Meet our Bloggers

Millie Chapman

Millie Chapman

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If there’s a bargain to be had anywhere, Emily’s your gal. Theatre, drinks, baking and being treated like a VIP for free, not necessarily in that order.

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

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Runner, tired of London but not life. Waging war on landlords.

Dan Lever

Dan Lever

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Family man from Bolton, guitar teaching exercise enthusiast, due to get married any minute now so watch this space.

Helen Harjak

Helen Harjak

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Would you like to know how to dress like a catwalk model for one millionth of the price? Talk to Helen.

Leanne Franklin

Leanne Franklin

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West Midlands lass trying to get on the housing ladder in the smoothest way possible. Likes drinking wine and dancing.

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

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Ex journo turned digital PR person often to be found ranting about trains or his misspent youth.

Amy Rowe

Amy Rowe

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Ex journo now digital PR person who is okay at running and bad at saving.

Anne Hutchison

Anne Hutchison

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York-based artist. Of the baby boomer gen, loves yoga and hates overpriced travel. Freelancer with a lust for life.

Clare Lawrence

Clare Lawrence

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Clare Lawrence, nicknamed 'Coupon Clare' at college, lives mostly in Cornwall. Proud mum to Gregory, she'll stop at nothing in her quest to save cash!

Jun Merrett

Jun Merrett

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Former financial journo Jun Merrett admits to still finding money matters tough! Join her as she writes her way through it.

Nadia Nadif

Nadia Nadif

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Nadia works as an actress and runs the theatre company Untold Arts. In career quiet times she teaches, temps and babysits.

Rosie Earl

Rosie Earl

Uber-geek and tv addict. Keen writer and professional trainer in the financial sector. Rubbish at maths

Charity Shop

Charity shop? Why not!

I have long been a lover of charity shops – in a culture of fast fashion, it is the most ethical way to shop. I even volunteered in my local Age UK charity shop in my teens for my Duke of Edinburgh Award. Sometimes I go on day trips to places which have good charity shops…

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